Critical Mass Vocal Artists (CMVA) is a semi-professional choral ensemble consisting of trained singers in the Treasure Valley that produces excellent choral music focusing on contemporary octavo literature of a high caliber along with educational outreach, directed by Dr. Michael Porter.

CMVA represents the finest in chamber choir performance in Southern Idaho. Its mission is to establish and maintain a tradition of choral excellence, to be a vital part of the arts in Idaho, and to enrich our communities through choral music, education, and performance. The singers of CMVA represent the Treasure Valley’s finest singers and choral educators, and who seek to inspire and engage their audience with a diverse repertoire and choral excellence.

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If you are interested in auditioning for Critical Mass Vocal Artists, please contact Artistic Director, Dr. Michael Porter at

2021-2022 Season


J. S. Bach’s Mass in B minor BWV 232
with Boise Baroque Orchestra

Saturday, February 26, 2022 • 7:30 pm

First Presbyterian Church
950 W State St, Boise

Coming Home

Saturday, June 18, 2022 • 7:30 pm

First Presbyterian Church
950 W State St, Boise

Tickets TBA